Your Guide to Local Farmers Markets

Spring time means longer days, beautiful flowers, sitting on porches and eating farm fresh foods. Don’t you agree!? And luck for all of us, the Conejo Valley and surrounding 805 area are home to an abundance of farmers markets. We didn’t even realize how many there really were until we started researching – which just adds to the ever-growing… Continue reading

A Budget-Friendly Romantic Date Night in Malibu Canyon {it does exist}

I know, I know — Saddle Peak Lodge is hardly aligning with our mission statement of “ballin’ on a budget” …or is it, actually? This is a place that I’ve always wanted to go [once my “money tree” started bearing fruit].  But, good news, guys — they’ve got HAPPY HOUR and a Supper Special! Last year, Brett +… Continue reading

Foodie’s Paradise {LA + Santa Ynez Restaurant Weeks}

January is apparently a foodie’s favorite month — we’ve got not one, but TWO Restaurant Weeks coming up soon! Los Angeles Restaurant Week, hosted each year by dineLA, features a wide array of restaurants that are worth making the trek down the 101.  This is your opportunity to grab a 3-course meal from that one restaurant… Continue reading

Stars + Stripes For Locals {4th of July Events}

Oh, say, can you believe how many places there are to celebrate America’s birthday?!  Not just fireworks, 805-ers — there are concerts, festivals, running events, and more, all in celebration of the ol’ red, white, and blue. Where will you let freedom ring this weekend? Conejo Valley + Surrounding Area: Calabasas: 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular… Continue reading